Wild Olive Cottage

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Wild Olive Cottage

Wild Olive cottage is situated on the Bainskloof Pass and is a cosy 2 bedroom cottage with wonderful views of the Ceres Mountains – relax in the hammock on the stoep and watch the mountains turn pink at sunset and then dine outside under a million sparkling stars.

Cook up a storm, drink, eat and relax or for the more energetic, hike up to Bushman’s Cave and take a shower under the waterfall or do another of the hikes on the Estate. Take or Fauna and Flora booklet with you and try to spot some of the amazing species we are fortunate to have at Bastiaanskloof.

Take a stroll down to the river and have a swim and relax on the grass or deck next to the river.

In Winter, light a roaring fire and read one of the books or magazines in the cottage (one of the owners has a bit of a magazine obsession so plenty of the latest ones around…).

For sporting enthusiasts, the cottage has a flatscreen TV and DSTV or pop down to the Calabash Bush Pub to watch sporting events with the locals!

If you are looking for a more affordable option our Wild Olive accommodation is they place to stay. The Wild Olive cottage is situated on the Bainskloof Pass Road but do not let this scare you off. This road is extremely quiet at night and you will still have our 2500 hectare private nature reserve at your disposal to make you feel like you are nestled in your own private haven.

For further things to do at Bastiaanskloof, please refer to our Recreation page and our Catering page.

The Breakdown...

  • 2 bedrooms both with queen size beds (single beds available on request
  • 1 large full family bathroom
  • Toiletries and Cleaning products supplied
  • All linen and bath towels supplied
  • Fully equipped kitchen including a stove, hob, fridge and microwave
  • Coffee, tea, milk and sugar
  • TV and DSTV
  • Fireplace with wood supplied
  • Weber Braai
  • Front verandah with outside bench table
  • Hammock
  • Water is supplied from 2 boreholes and then triple filtered so is very safe (and delicious to drink)
  • Access to the river pools and hiking trails on the estate

What's Included...

Tariffs are quoted

  • In South African Rand
  • Per cottage per night
  • Exclusive of VAT
  • Subject to Availability

Tariffs Changes

All tariffs are quoted subject to change, without prior notice.

Tariffs Include

  • Supply of wood
  • All linen and bath towels
  • Toiletries and cleaning products
  • Tea, coffee, milk and sugar
  • Fully equipped Kitchen

Tariffs Exclude

  • Transfers


50% deposit is required to confirm your booking, immediately and payment in full should be made not later than 7 days prior to arrival to confirm your booking. Please fax or e-mail us payment confirmation.


Cancellations made no less than 7 days prior to arrival will be refunded in full. We reserve the right to charge a 50% cancellation fee should a cancellation occur less than 7 days prior to arrival.


Keys will be available at the property for you to collect.


Transfers are available on request.


Bastiaankloof is situated 101km from Cape Town, approximately one and a half hours drive away. See The Map

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Firstly thanks you for a lovely weekend at Bastiaanskloof in Wild Olive Cottage. It is such a cozy and well equipped little place, we savoured every minute spent there. In fact, it has the same vibe and feel as our little sea cottage at Castle Rock outside Simonstown – just the mountain version! We just love the magic which is Bastiaanskloof. We felt so lucky, so special and so spoilt. Bastiaanskloof is a special place where one can drink deep, relax and revive your soul.

Hope to be back soon!
Jeanne | Nov 2015

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